What is AJAX? AJAX was called AHAH just yesterday (D6), and in the Drupal context it most often means the ability for Drupal forms to dynamically refresh without a page load. So it means cooler forms that don't have to press the submit button all the time - they can dynamically respond to user input.
In this talk we'll cover:
How to use AJAX Forms. It's easy now.
Example: Dependent dropdowns
Module scaffolding and best practices
Theme scaffolding and best practices
Subtopics that will be addressed:
Here's a link to our slides
Some related sessions you may be interested in:
Roger Lopez: Leveraging the Chaos tool suite for module development. Roger will cover the CTools AJAX Command Framework, which has been incorporated into Drupal 7 AJAX but won't be covered in any detail in this session.
kkaefer: Instant Dynamic Forms with #states